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Episode 27 is the twenty-seventh episode of the first season of Where in Time is Carmen Sandiego?


Medeva steals the Declaration of Independence from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in 1776.

After a Data Boost refuel in the time of the crime, Kevin and the Time pilots meet Thomas Paine, who gives clues directing them to the French Revolution of 1789. However, Medeva fries their 'fact fuel' once they reach their destination.

After another Data Boost, the Unknown Explorer contacts Kevin and gives clues directing the pilots to the Italian revolt in the late 1840s. There, they give Global Pursuit through 1848.

After getting clues from Medeva, Kevin and the time pilots chase her to the Velvet Revolution of Czechoslovakia in 1989 and they retrieve the Declaration of Independence.

James captures Medeva and Carmen Sandiego, with 6 seconds to spare.

Time Pilots[]

  • Rachel Wood
  • James Higgins
  • Richard Carchesky

Sketches and Pit Stops[]

  • Cluefinder (Thomas Paine) - 1789 (when the French Revolution began)
  • The Unknown Explorer - late 1840s (when Giuseppe Garibaldi led Red Shirts to fight for the unification of Italy)
  • VILE Villain Clue - Czechoslovakia in 1989 (during the Velvet Revolution)

History of Freedom and Political Movements (Flight Plan)[]

  • 1989: Fall of the Berlin Wall
  • 1968: The Beatles record the song "Revolution."
  • 1959: Fidel Castro takes power in Cuba.
  • 1933: Roosevelt's New Deal begins.
  • 1917: Revolutionaries overthrow the Russian monarchy.
  • 1849: Garibaldi fights for Italian unification.
  • 1793: Marie Antoinette is beheaded.
  • 1776: Declaration of Independence

Trial Of Time Questions[]

Bold indicates correct answers.
Italics indicates the contestant's answers.
Underline indicates the contestant answered the question after time ran out.

  1. It's 1215. What document gives liberties to the British people?
    • Bill of Rights
    • Magna Carta
  2. It's 1776. Who writes most of the Declaration of Independence?
    • Thomas Jefferson
    • Paul Revere
  3. It's 1789. In which country are the common people in revolt?
    • The U.S.
    • France
  4. It's 1819. Who leads revolt against Spanish rule in South America?
    • Bolívar
    • Cortez
  5. It's 1947. What country finally gains independence from British rule?
    • India
    • Japan
  6. It's 1991. Who's the first popularly elected leader in Russian history?
    • Khrushchev
    • Yeltsin


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